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Medicine/Surgery

Jennifer Barrow, PharmD

Jennifer Barrow, PharmD

Clinical Specialist - Pulmonary, Internal Medicine

Clinical Assistant Professor - UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy
Education:BS Pharm – St. Louis College of Pharmacy - 1987
PharmD – UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy - 1999
PGY1 – UNC Hospitals - 1989

Preceptor for: General Medicine

Rotation Description:

This is an Internal Medicine service with a pulmonary subspecialty. Learners participate in daily rounds with the MDG team, establishing working relationships with medical/nursing staff and other services such as respiratory therapy, dietary as well as within our own pharmacy groups. As a pharmacy team member, emphasis is placed on patient care monitoring -- identifying medication-related problems, establishing monitoring parameters for drugs prescribed, recommending appropriate drug therapy, etc. The learner takes an active role for improving their pharmacotherapy knowledge for various disease states including but not limited to: COPD/Asthma, CAP, cystic fibrosis, diabetes, renal failure, infectious disease, pharmacokinetics, PAH, etc. Opportunities for developing preceptor skills also exist provided a PY4 is on rotation.

Stacy Campbell-Bright, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP

Stacy Campbell-Bright, PharmD, BCPSStacy Campbell-Bright, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP

Clinical Specialist - Medicine Intensive Care Unit

Assistant Professor of Clinical Education - UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy

Education:BS Pharm – University of Auburn - 1985
PharmD – University of Kentucky - 1986

Preceptor for: Medicine Intensive Care Unit

Rotation Description:

This rotation allows the resident to become an integral member of the multi-disciplinary Medical ICU team. Focus will be on recommending appropriate drug therapy and monitoring plans for complex medically-ill critical care patients. Common disease states encountered include septic shock, COPD, respiratory failure, pneumonia, pulmonary hypertension, GI bleeding and drug overdose. Patient populations include CF, oncology, renal and hepatic failure. Opportunities exist for precepting PY4 pharmacy students as well as providing a didactic session for the medical staff.

Jonathan Cicci, PharmD, BCPS

 Jonathan CicciJonathan Cicci, PharmD, BCPS

Clinical Specialist - Cardiology

Clinical Assistant Professor - UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy
Education:PharmD – Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy
PGY1 – UNC Medical Center - 2011
PGY2 Cardiology – UNC Medical Center - 2012

Preceptor for: General Cardiology/CICU

Rotation Description:

Learners will have the opportunity to manage a broad range of acute and chronic cardiovascular disease states, including acute coronary syndromes, stable coronary artery disease, acute decompensated heart failure, chronic systolic and diastolic heart failure, atrial and ventricular arrhythmias, hypertensive urgency/emergency, sudden cardiac arrest, and therapeutic hypothermia. Learners will also gain considerable exposure to numerous medications used in the management of complex cardiovascular disease states, including antiplatelets, anticoagulants (including heparin, warfarin, dabigatran, rivaroxaban, and apixaban), anti-arrhythmic drugs (including amiodarone, sotalol, and dofetilide), digoxin, diuretics, vasoactive medications (e.g., IV vasodilators, inotropes, and vasopressors). Twice-weekly POD topics will focus on clinical management and primary literature in core cardiovascular therapeutic areas, with additional informal conversations geared towards unique patient presentations or learner interest. Throughout the rotation, learners will have the opportunity to apply the information they have learned directly to their patients.

Lindsay Daniels, PharmD, BCPS, AQ Infectious Diseases

Lindsay DanielsLindsay Daniels, PharmD, BCPS, AQ Infectious Diseases

Clinical Specialist - Infectious Diseases

Clinical Assistant Professor - UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy
Education:PharmD – Virginia Commonweatlth University - 2006
PGY1 – UNC Hospitals - 2007
PGY2 Infectious Disease – UNC Hospitals - 2008

Preceptor for: Infectious Diseases, Adult Inpatient Medicine Service; Infectious Diseases, Adult Consult Services

Rotation Description:

The ID adult inpatient medicine service is a pharmacy practice experience developed to provide training in the area of ID through participation on a general medicine service. Learners will participate as members of the Med K team. Emphasis is placed on patient care monitoring, identifying medication-related problems, and implementing pharmacotherapy care plans for patients.', 'The ID consult services rotation provides training in the area of ID through participation on one of two ID consult services (general or compromised host). Emphasis is placed on developing a systematic process for approaching drug information questions and improving depth of knowledge related to ID pharmacotherapeutics..

J Ronald Davis, PharmD

J Ronald Davis, PharmD

Clinical Specialist - Geriatrics
Education:BS Pharm - UNC School of Pharmacy - 1993
PharmD – UNC School of Pharmacy- 2005

Preceptor for: Inpatient Geriatrics, General Internal Medicine

Rotation Description:

This practice experience is designed to provide opportunities for patient focused learning of pharmacotherapy principles related to acute and chronic disease in either geriatric patients or general medicine patients, depending on the service selected. The resident will participate in a multi-disciplinary team consisting of medical residents, geriatric fellows, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, and case managers to optimize the care of patients. The primary goal will be to build upon existing knowledge and apply core principles to successfully manage the pharmacotherapy of the patients on service.

Paul Dombrower, RPh

Paul DombrowerPaul Dombrower, RPh

Clinical Specialist - Nephrology, General Medicine

Clinical Assistant Professor - UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy
Education: BS – University of Arizona - 1977
PGY1 – US Indian Medical Service, Gallup Indian Medical Center, Gallup NM - 1978

Preceptor for: Nephrology, General Medicine

Rotation Description:

Practice experience for learners focuses on increasing knowledge of medical management issues of patients with impaired renal function and to provide tools to apply pharmacotherapy principles to optimize care. Development of good communication, time-management, and pharmacokinetic application skills will be emphasized.

Brian Murray, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP

Brian MurrayBrian Murray, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP

Clinical Specialist - Medicine Intensive Care Unit

Clinical Assistant Professor - UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy

Resident Director - PGY2 Critical Care Residency Program

Education: PharmD - UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy - 2010
PGY1 - UNC Medical Center - 2011
PGY2 Critical Care - UNC Medical Center- 2012

Preceptor for: Medicine Intensive Care Unit

Rotation Description:

This rotation allows the resident to become an integral member of the multi-disciplinary Medical ICU team. Focus will be on recommending appropriate drug therapy and monitoring plans for complex medically-ill critical care patients. Common disease states encountered include septic shock, COPD, respiratory failure, pneumonia, pulmonary hypertension, GI bleeding and drug overdose. Patient populations include CF, oncology, renal and hepatic failure. Opportunities exist for precepting PY4 pharmacy students as well as providing a didactic session for the medical staff.

Shauna S. Garris, PharmD, BCPP, BCPS

Shauna S. GarrisShauna S. Garris, PharmD, BCPP, BCPS

Clinical Specialist - Psychiatry/Neurology

Adjunct Clinical Preceptor - UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy
Education:PharmD - UNC School of Pharmacy - 2003
PGY1 (emphasis in psychiatry) – Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) - 2004
PGY2 Psychiatry – Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) - 2005

Preceptor for: Neurology, Child/Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychiatry, Eating Disorders

Rotation Description:

Learners on the inpatient Neurology service will actively participate in the direct patient care, disease state evaluation, and literature review of patients with a variety of neurological disorders including stroke, epilepsy, migraine, and neuromuscular diseases including Myasthenia Gravis. In addition to neurology-specific topic discussions, participation in either Psychiatry or Medicine POD is required. The inpatient psychiatry rotation will offer a variety of unique patient populations and actively participate in the Psychiatry POD. Flexibility exists to incorporate both practice areas within the rotation based on learner interests.

The Child and Adolescent Psychiatry rotation is an inpatient experience. Our inpatient services include two age-separated 10-bed units that provide care to pediatric patients with a wide variety of psychiatric diagnoses, as well as a 10-bed inpatient eating disorders treatment unit. The resident will gain experience in recommending and monitoring appropriate therapies for both children and adolescents presenting with ADHD, autism, major depressive disorder, PTSD, anxiety, schizophrenia, bipolar and genetic neurodevelopmental disorders. The resident will also gain comfort in recognizing signs and symptoms of refeeding syndrome, goals of weight restoration therapy, and utilization of supportive medications during the refeeding process. Additionally, the resident will also encounter heavy case management, as many patients have disposition uncertainties. The resident will work with a multi-disciplinary team to provide medication reconciliation, recommend and monitor treatment modalities utilizing evidence-based medicine and patient-specific factors, patient and family education, and leadership of patient medication education groups.

Leah Hatfield, PharmD

Leah HatfieldLeah Hatfield, PharmD

Clinical Specialist - Emergency medicine

Assistant Professor of Clinical Education - UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy
Education: PharmD – Mercer University - 2004
PGY1 (critical care)– Naval Medical Center, San Diego, CA- 2005

Preceptor for: Emergency Medicine

Rotation Description:

The Emergency Department at UNC Hospitals is an 85 bed unit, seeing over 200 patient visits per day, that services both adult and pediatric patients. UNC Medical Center is an accredited adult and pediatric Level I Trauma Center, Burn Center, Stroke Center, and Chest Pain Center. The resident will gain experience in advanced life support, cardiac arrest, rapid sequence intubation, trauma, traumatic brain injury, burn, sepsis, acute coronary syndrome, seizures, diabetic ketoacidosis, asthma exacerbation, infectious diseases, and several other common adult and pediatric medical conditions. Additionally, the resident will also encounter antibiotic stewardship, pain management, sedation, and fluid and electrolyte management for adult and pediatric patients. The resident will work with a multi-disciplinary team to provide drug information, medication reconciliation, discharge counseling, and bedside support for a variety of emergencies (code blue, trauma, intubation, stroke and acute MI), along with transitions of care services. The resident will also provide inservices and teaching to Emergency Medicine House Staff physicians and nurses at UNC Hospitals.

Ian Hollis, PharmD, BCPS, AQ Cardiology

Ian HollisIan Hollis, PharmD, BCPS, AQ Cardiology

Clinical Specialist - Advanced Heart Failure & Cardiac Surgery/LVAD/Heart Transplant

Assistant Professor of Clinical Education - UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy

Residency Program Director - PGY2 Cardiology
Education: PharmD – The Ohio State University - 2005
PGY1 – University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers - 2006
PGY2 Cardiology Specialty Residency – University of North Carolina Medical Center - 2007

Preceptor for: Advanced Heart Failure, Cardiac Surgery/LVAD/Heart Transplant

Rotation Description:

The resident will be exposed to and assume responsibility for the medication management of patients immediately post-cardiac surgery for ventricular assist devices [VADs] or heart transplantation, as well as patients with advanced heart failure (many of whom are being evaluated for surgical HF therapies, or are re-admitted with complications post-surgical HF therapies.) Cardiac surgery patient care rounds are from 0630-0715 daily, followed by advanced HF rounds from 0830-1200. Afternoons will be spent in direct patient care/topic discussions, or in the follow-up of patient care issues.

M. Lindsey Hedgepeth Kennedy, PharmD, BCPS, BCPP

M. Lindsey Hedgepeth Kennedy

M. Lindsey Hedgepeth Kennedy, PharmD, BCPS, BCPP

Clinical Specialist - Psychiatry

Adjunct Assistant Professor - UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy

Residency Program Director - PGY2 Psychiatry
Education: PharmD - UNC School of Pharmacy - 2003
PGY2 South Texas Veterans Healthcare System and the University of Texas – Austin College of Pharmacy - 2007

Preceptor for: Acute Psychiatry/Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Rotation Description:

Provide an introduction to clinical practice in the psychiatric patient. Learners have the opportunity to rotate through a variety of unique patient populations, including Psychotic Disorders, Crisis, Geropsychiatry, Peripartum Psychiatry, Child, Adolescent, and Eating Disorders. The learner is expected to integrate onto the multi-disciplinary care team, and be viewed as the primary contact for pharmacy. Special activities include observation of ECT, participation in group education, and patient counseling.

The Child and Adolescent Psychiatry rotation is an inpatient experience. Our inpatient services include two age-separated 10-bed units that provide care to pediatric patients with a wide variety of psychiatric diagnoses, as well as a 10-bed inpatient eating disorders treatment unit. The resident will gain experience in recommending and monitoring appropriate therapies for both children and adolescents presenting with ADHD, autism, major depressive disorder, PTSD, anxiety, schizophrenia, bipolar and genetic neurodevelopmental disorders. The resident will also gain comfort in recognizing signs and symptoms of refeeding syndrome, goals of weight restoration therapy, and utilization of supportive medications during the refeeding process. Additionally, the resident will also encounter heavy case management, as many patients have disposition uncertainties. The resident will work with a multi-disciplinary team to provide medication reconciliation, recommend and monitor treatment modalities utilizing evidence-based medicine and patient-specific factors, patient and family education, and leadership of patient medication education groups.

Jesica Mangun, PharmD, BCPS

Jesica MangunJesica Mangun, PharmD, BCPS

Clinical Specialist - Family Medicine Inpatient Service

Clinical Assistant Professor - UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy

Clinical Instructor - Department of Family Medicine, UNC School of Medicine

  • PharmD – University of California San Francisco - 2008
  • PGY1 – The Johns Hopkins Hospital - 2009
  • PGY2 Pharmacotherapy Residency – The Johns Hopkins Hospital - 2010

Preceptor for: Family Medicine Inpatient

Rotation Description:

The UNC Family Medicine Inpatient Service provides acute care services for adult, pediatric, and obstetric patients who receive primary care at any of the Family Medicine clinic sites within the UNC network. The service consists of three teams, two of which cover adult and pediatric medicine patients, and one of which services obstetric and neonatal patients. Learners will follow patients on one of the medicine teams to help provide comprehensive pharmaceutical care according to evidence-based medicine while taking into consideration health literacy and healthcare access issues. Common disease states encountered include acute exacerbations of reactive airway diseases, heart failure, acute coronary syndromes, atrial fibrillation, diabetes, substance abuse and withdrawal, venous thromboembolisms, and a variety of infectious disease states.

Ashley Marx, PharmD, BCPS

Ashley MarxAshley Marx, PharmD, BCPS

Clinical Specialist - Infectious Disease
Education:

  • PharmD - UNC School of Pharmacy - 2004
  • PGY1 – Medical University of South Carolina - 2005
  • PGY2 Infectious Disease – Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center - 2006

Preceptor for: Infectious Disease Consults

Rotation Description:

On this rotation, residents will participate in the provision of pharmacotherapy services for patients on the ID consult services. The resident will work with the ID team and preceptor to identify, prevent, and resolve drug-related problems for patients. Specific activities on this rotation will include: 1.) Prepare an infectious disease-focused medication-related problem list. 2.) Determine therapeutic goals for patients based on the best available evidence. 3.) Design and modify treatment regimens based on patient specific data. 4.) Formulate monitoring plans for drug therapies. 5.) Recommend or communicate therapeutic plans to health care providers and patients. 6.) Reconcile the medication profiles of HIV-infected patients on antiretroviral therapies to ensure no treatment interruption across the continuum of care. In addition to patient care, the resident will provide education to healthcare providers and patients as necessary. Special Instructions: Please specify whether experience with general ID consults or immunocompromised host service is desired. General ID consults is recommended for first ID experiences.

Phillip Owen, PharmD, BCPS

Phillip OwenPhillip Owen, PharmD, BCPS

Clinical Specialist - Critical Care

Clinical Assistant Professor - UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy

Education:

  • PharmD – University of Tennessee - 2005
  • PGY1 – University of Colorado - 2006
  • PGY2 Cardiology – University of Colorado - 2007

Preceptor for: Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit

Rotation Description:

Participation in management of the complex medically ill cardiothoracic surgery patient. These patients could reside in either the Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit, the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, or on the Heart and Vascular inpatient floor. The learner will be collaborating with physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and physician residents or fellows on the cardiothoracic and vascular surgery teams. Primary responsibilities will be focused on medication reconciliation after admission and before discharge, daily note writing, drug information, pharmacokinetics, anticoagulation counseling, and other acute care medications.

Jo Ellen Rodgers, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS, (AQ Cardiology)

Jo Ellen RodgersJo Ellen Rodgers, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS, (AQ Cardiology)

Clinical Specialist - Cardiology

Clinical Assistant Professor - UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy

Assistant Resident Director - PGY1 Residency Program

Education:

  • BS Pharmacy – UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy 1994
  • PharmD - UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy - 1996
  • PGY1 – Medical College of Virginia - 1997
  • PGY2 Critical Care – Medical College of Virginia - 1998
  • Academic Fellowship in Cardiology – UNC Eshelmen School of Pharmacy - 2000

Preceptor for: Cardiology – Advanced Heart Failure/Cardiac Transplant/Left Ventricular Assist Device Service

Rotation Description:

This rotation allows the resident to become an integral member of an inpatient multi-disciplinary medical team which manages patients with acute decompensated heart failure or those re-hospitalized following cardiac transplant or left ventricular assist device (LVAD) placement. Focus will be on recommending appropriate drug therapy and monitoring plans for complex medically-ill patients. Common disease states encountered include refractory fluid overload, low cardiac output/cardiogenic shock, acute rejection following transplant (cellular/humoral), infection following transplant (e.g., cytomegalovirus, aspergillosis), and LVAD complications (e.g., drive-line infections, arrhythmia). Opportunities exist for precepting PY4 pharmacy students.

Kelly Sullivan, PharmD, BCPS

Kelly SullivanKelly Sullivan, PharmD, BCPS

Clinical Specialist - Adult Surgery

Clinical Assistant Professor - UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy

Assistant Resident Director - PGY1 Residency Program

Education:

  • PharmD – University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy - 2011
  • PGY1 – UNC Medical Center - 2012
  • PGY2 Critical Care – UNC Medical Center 2013

Preceptor for: Critical Care

Rotation Description:

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Moo Sultan, PharmD, BCPS

Moo SultanMoo Sultan, PharmD, BCPS

Clinical Specialist - Critical Care

Assistant Professor of Clinical Education - UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy

Coordinator - PGY1 Residency Program

Education:

  • PharmD – VCU Medical College of Virginia - 2008
  • PGY1 – UNC Medical Center - 2009
  • PGY2 Critical Care - UNC Medical Center - 2010

Preceptor for: Critical Care

Rotation Description:

This rotation will allow learners to be incorporated into a multidisciplinary team in an ICU setting. The goal of the rotation is to introduce learners to critical care and infectious disease pharmacotherapy. There will also be a focus on recommending drug therapy and monitoring plans for complex critically-ill patients.

Ed Sredzienski, MSPharm

Ed SredzienskiEd Sredzienski, MSPharm

Clinical Specialist - Critical Care

Clinical Assistant Professor - UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy

Education:

  • BS Pharmacy – Northeastern University - 1980
  • MS Pharmacy – Northeastern University - 1985

Preceptor for: Surgical/Trauma ICU

Rotation Description:

The Surgical/Trauma ICU is a 16 bed ICU specializing in the care of trauma, abdominal transplant, surgical oncology, GI surgery, ENT, OB and plastics patients needed intensive care. It is a closed unit with a multidisciplinary approach to health care. Team members include surgeons, anesthesia, pharmacy, nursing, respiratory care and nutrition. Each members input is vital to the outcomes of our patients.

Dennis Williams, PharmD, BCPS

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